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Sydney Airport (SYD)

Full Airport Name

Sydney Airport


Sydney Airports Corporation Limited, The Ulm Building, 1 Link Road, Sydney All-embracing Terminal, NSW 2020, Australia

Airport Code


Country Code



(02) 9667 9111


(02) 9667 1592


Via the airport's website


Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT + 10 (GMT + 11 from aftermost Sunday in October to aftermost Sunday in March)


The airport is amid 9km (6 miles) south of Sydney.

Airport News

Planned for Sydney Airport is a above amplification and face-lifting of the T1 All-embracing Terminal. More than A$150 actor will be spent on the amplification - which will be the aboriginal cogent advancement of T1's accessories back the 2000 Olympics. As allotment of this amplification programme, a A$65 actor eight-storey car esplanade for the All-embracing Terminal (T1) will be constructed. The car esplanade will accommodate about 3,000 clandestine parking spaces back it is completed in backward 2008. T2 will additionally be redeveloped.

Transfer Amid Terminals

An underground Airport Link connects the All-embracing and Calm terminals. The T-Bus casework accomplish common casework amid the terminals. Travellers alteration amid calm and all-embracing flights (either way) may be acceptable for the Qantas Seamless Alteration (tel: 131 313) service.

Driving Directions

Most routes to the airport are signposted; these signs announce the best absolute avenue to the airport. Travellers should appointment the airport's website for abundant active admonition from specific areas in Sydney.

Car Parking

The airport has three car parks. The T1 All-embracing Terminal Car Esplanade is amid on the Arrivals akin of the T1 All-embracing Terminal. Calm multi-storey and abiding car parks are additionally available. The Long-Term Car Esplanade can be accessed via Ross Smith Avenue from General Holmes Drive or Sir Reginald Ansett Drive; chase the signs to the car esplanade amid abreast the heliport; there are approved address shuttles to the terminals. Valet parking is additionally available.

Car Hire

Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Red Spot and Thrifty are all represented. Car rental desks are amid on the Arrivals akin in the terminals.

Public Transport

Rail: An Airport Link (tel: (02) 8337 8417; website: www. abuse account connects T1 All-embracing Terminal, T2 Calm Terminal, T3 Qantas Terminal, axial Sydney and the Sydney suburbs. Airport Link stations are amid at all terminals. Trains run to the Sydney Town Anteroom (journey time - 13 minutes). Tickets can be purchased on-line.

Road: Bus: Sydney Buses (tel: 131 500) operates a bus avenue amid Bondi Junction and Burwood which includes the T1 All-embracing and T3 Calm Terminals. The bus stops on the arrivals akin of anniversary of these terminals are acutely marked. Abounding shuttle bus companies accommodate a account amid the airport and best Sydney suburbs and bounded areas; these charge to be appointed in advance. Abounding hotels accommodate a alteration account for their guests.

Taxi: Anniversary terminal has its own cloistral auto rank. A auto rank is amid alfresco the balance of the Arrivals anteroom in T1 All-embracing Terminal (journey time to burghal centre - 30 minutes). Companies accommodate Taxis Combined Casework (tel: 133 300), Silver Account Fleet (tel: 133 100), Legion Cabs (tel: 131 451), Premier Cabs (tel: 131 017) and St George Cabs (tel: 132 166).

Information and Advice Desks

The Tourism NSW Advice Board is amid in the centre of the T1 All-embracing Terminal Arrivals akin 1 and is accessible 0600-2300, accouterment advice and advice with accommodation, tours and dining in Sydney. Gold Ambassadors, who can accommodate advice and acknowledgment queries on the airport, are stationed throughout the airport and accept advice desks in the Arrivals and Departures areas in the T1 All-embracing Terminal.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: Bureaux de change and ATMs are amid in all terminals. Postal and photocopying accessories can be begin at Australia Column Shop, amid in the centre of Departures akin 2. A column appointment is amid in the All-embracing Terminal. Internet terminals are amid throughout the airport. Wireless Internet admission is additionally available. Mobile blast appoint is accessible from Vodafone Rental food in T1 Arrivals.

Eating and drinking: There are abounding restaurants, cafés and confined at the airport alms a advanced array of all-embracing and Australian cuisine.

Shopping: There are over 150 retail and account outlets, including duty-free, adorableness and beard salons, a wine store, an Australian aftermath shop, all-embracing and Australian appearance stores, and a host of aspect stores.

Luggage: Smarte Carte operates a accoutrements accumulator account amid at the arctic end of the Arrivals akin of T1 All-embracing Terminal; there is additionally a accoutrements accumulator ability on the Arrivals akin of T2 Calm Terminal. Trolleys are accessible troughout the airport. Inquiries about absent items should be fabricated to the acreage appointment on akin 3 of the T1 All-embracing Terminal (tel: (02) 9667 9583).

Other facilities: There is a medical centre in T1 All-embracing Terminal on the administering akin 3. There is additionally a pharmacy in the Departures area. Free showers are accessible in both the Departures and Arrivals breadth of the T1 All-embracing Terminal. A adoration allowance is amid on akin 3 of the T1 All-embracing Terminal. There are adolescent action centres in T1 All-embracing Terminal and Kid's Cinemas are amid afterwards immigration, abreast Gate 33. Child-sized toilets are installed in all changeable toilets and babyish alteration apartment are calmly amid throughout the terminals.

Conference and Business Facilities

Sydney Airport Executive Casework (tel: (02) 9667 6534; website: hires out a cardinal of business and appointment venues in both T1 All-embracing Terminal and T2 Calm Terminal. There are two meeting/function apartment (the Kingsford Smith Suite holds up to 400 delegates) and two VIP suites in T1, while T2 has affair rooms, appointment amplitude and a action breadth accouterment for up to 1,000 people. A accouterment account is additionally available. Overhead projectors, screens, flipcharts and whiteboards appear as standard, while AV accessories and complete systems are accessible on request. There are seven airline lounges in T1 and one in T2.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

Facilities for disabled cartage accommodate showers, toilets, ramps and bargain telephones, argument telephones, telephones adapted with consecration loops, and bubbler fountains. Cartage with appropriate needs should admonish their airline at atomic 72 hours afore departure. Wheelchairs are accessible from the Tourism New South Wales desk. Disabled parking spaces are amid at the advanced of the T1 All-embracing Terminal, for accurate brand holders.


Nearby hotels accommodate the Airport Sydney All-embracing Inn, 35 Levey Street, Arncliffe (tel: (02) 9556 1555; website:, with affair facilities; Holiday Inn Sydney Airport, bend of Bourke Road and O'Riordan Street (tel: (02) 9330 0600; website:, with affair and feast facilities; Ibis Hotel Sydney Airport, 205-213 O'Riordan Street (tel: (02) 8339 8500; website:; and Stamford Sydney Airport Hotel, bend of O'Riordan Street and Robey Street (tel: (02) 9317 2200; website:, with a business centre, secretarial casework and appointment facilities. The Tourism New South Wales Travel Centre can advice align adaptation in Sydney.